Why? Biggest Year Ever For Spinoffs, CNBC / The Spinoff Report®
Global specialist investment advisor, The Spinoff Report® (TSR) sees its unique international deal calendar for corporate break-ups at a record high for 2012, at $950 Billion. As reviewed by Herb Greenberg on CNBC's Herb on the Street last week, there are already over 20 of those 100+ Spinoff deals due in the coming months.
TSR - Unknown Potential & Future Spinoffs...?
TSR's renowned Spinoff Calendar & Research covers every Spinoff globally. Smart investors in the know might be aware of what major newsworthy deals are happening via the mixed-bag of headlines in the press and online. TSR have a specialist team of 10 analysts covering every Corporate Spinoff around the world, every day.
Tracking Corporate Spinoffs (remembering, that's a minimum x2 companies to fully analyze per event/deal) is far from simple, ultimately weighing heavily on any investment team's resources.
Knowing post event which entity (Parent or Spinoff) is the fundamental, technical or catalyst value best investment pick, plus when to invest is paramount.
Portfolio Manager & CEO of TSR, Jim Osman, said: “More than ever, covering Spinoffs is a challenge, with now over 100 situations to focus on in our Global Calendar; talking to investors, the difference has grown significantly between investment teams, ‘thinking they are aware of the facts' vs. ‘actually knowing the total facts' behind the most interesting upcoming Spinoffs”. That's why savvy investors turn to the unique and official source for support, The Spinoff Report®.
Benchmark Performance of The Spinoff Report®
(4 Years: Dec 3, 2007 to Dec 30, 2011*)
+36% - TSR Corporate Spinoff Portfolio*
-26% - World MSCI Index
-15% - S&P 500
* Based on TSR's Recommendations on Global Spinoffs.
A few high profile Spinoffs include...
Ralcorp (RAH), Kraft (KFT), DeLonghi (DLG), Post Holdings (POST), SunCoke (SXC), Sunoco (SUN) Tyco (TYC), Covidien (COV), Marriott (MAR), Expedia (EXPE), TripAdvisor (TRIP), ConocoPhillips (COP), Williams (WMB), Edenred (EDEN), Time Warner Cable (TWC), Foster's (FGL), Fortune Brands (BEAM), Pirelli (PC), EnCana Corp.(ECA), AT&T (T:US), Carphone Warehouse/Best Buy (CPW/BBY), Liberty Media (LINTA), Motorola (MSI), Vishay (VSH), ITT Corp. (ITT), McGraw-Hill (MHP), and Cardinal Health (CAH).
Jonathan P. Morgan
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